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Spartanburg -- Biography -- Fowler, Mike, 2001

 File — Container: Spartanburg Pamphlet File Drawer 2

Scope and Contents

One article from the Spartanburg Herald-Journal on Fowler’s involvement in the “Increase the Peace” campaign.


  • 2001

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Biographical / Historical

Mike Fowler is a former Spartanburg chef. In 2001 he partnered with community activist, Thomas Simuel, and the Southside Barbershop to start a campaign called “Increase the Peace.” The campaign aimed to reduce neighborhood violence and was inspired by the Omega Boys Club/Street Soldiers Program, based in San Francisco, California, which treats violence as a public health issue.


1 Files

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Physical Location

Kennedy Room: Spartanburg Pamphlet File Drawer 2

Repository Details

Part of the Kennedy Room of Local History and Genealogy Repository

151 S. Church St.
Spartanburg SC 29306 United States